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26th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in September 17, 1862. Left State for Washington, D. C., October 6, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

Moved from Washington, D. C., to Fairfax Court House, Va., October 15, 1862. Movement to Gainesville November 2-9, and duty there till November 18. Moved to Centreville November 18, thence to Falmouth, Va., December 9-14. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 15 (Reserve). At Stafford Court House till January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. At Stafford Court House till April 27. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. At Warrenton Junction till September 17. Moved to Rappahannock Station September 17, and to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Duty there till October 27. Re-opening Tennessee River October 27-29. Battle of Wauhatchie October 28-29. Duty in Lookout Valley till November 22. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23. Tunnel Hill November 24-25. Mission Ridge November 25. March to relief of Knoxville, Tenn., November 27-December 8. Duty in Lookout Valley till January 25, 1864, and at Whiteside, Ala., till April 23. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cassville May 19. New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas , New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 5-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Lawtonville, S. C., February 2. Reconnoissance on Goldsboro Road March 14. Taylor's Hole Creek, Averysboro , N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Mill Creek March 22. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 17. Grand Review May 24. Mustered out June 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 12 Officers and 176 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 77 Enlisted men by disease. Total 265.

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